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December 10, 2012

posted Dec 14, 2012, 2:38 PM by aimee-dan beyda-miller   [ updated Dec 15, 2012, 4:17 PM by Ezrath Israel ]

Announcements – Week of December 10, 2012

Happy Chanukah!

What’s Happening

  • SHABBAT Evening, Friday, December 14, 6-10 PM: CHANUKAH LATKE PARTY, POTLUCK, SERVICE, SING ALONG, & OPEN MIKE
  • SHABBAT Morning, Saturday, December 15, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg Shabbat
  • LOOKING AHEAD: Winter Package Delivery, Tu B’Shevat Seder, and More!
  • EDUCATION: Wed. Torah Study Class Wednesdays, 7:30, uptown. No class on 12/12.
  • THANK YOU
  • DONATIONS & GIVING
  • HEALTH & HEALING
  • YAHRZEITS & KADDISH
  • NOTEWORTHY EVENTS: Jackie Hoffman’s A Chanukah Charol, 12/8-29; The Last Seder discounted; Louise Poster sings weekly, Kama Linden performs; Adon Olam Video on Youtube; AT Shows; Siren’s Heart, Fried Chicken and Latkes, Black Angels. & Honestly Abe, AT Theatre; June Stern. Dr. Dalita Rubenstein, Celeste Wiseblood, seek clients; Violin lessons for adults or kids.

About The Actors’ Temple

  • The Actors’ Temple, Congregation Ezrath Israel is: a place where spirituality meets creativity; progressive and egalitarian; eclectic and post denominational; welcoming and inclusive; a place for community, friendship, prayer, learning, and deeds of loving kindness.
  • Visit our Facebook Page and give us a “Like” a/k/a the Thumbs Up! Rabbi/Cantor Jill Hausman has started her own Blog where she is posting her sermons. A New York Times article on Nov 19, 2011 about us.
  • Visit our Online Store where you can buy Tickets to many of our major events, Memberships, leaves on our Tree of Life plaque, AT tee shirt, or the book "The Rabbi on 47th Street", a memoir about the history of the synagogue.

Announcements

This Week

    • SHABBAT Evening, Friday, December 14, 6-10 PM: Chanukah Latke Party, Potluck Dinner, Sing-Along, & Open Mike. Dinner at 6, Service with Sing-Along from 7-8, Open Mike after the service. Latkes & good cheer provided. Accompanist Lana Schulman will be at the piano and Fred Fastow on the guitar. All are invited! Please bring your talent and a dairy/veggie dish to share. We commemorate the Yahrzeits of: Abraham Lieberman (12/18), Janet Freeman (2 Tevet) Moshe ben Shimon Gruenwald (4).
    • SHABBAT Morning, Saturday, December 15, 10:30 AM: Service, Discussion, & Oneg, Parashat Mikketz

    Looking Ahead

    • Torah Chanting Shabbat Morning Service, Changed to Saturday, December 22, 10:30 AM.
    • Winter Package Delivery with Dorot: Sunday, January 13, 10-12. Contact Florence Cohen to help (gloco27@verizon.net).
    • Tu B’Shevat Seder, Friday, January 25, 6:30 PM. Service, Mystical Seder and Dinner.

    Education

    • WEEKLY TORAH STUDY: Class Cancelled on 12/12. Join us Wednesdays, 7:30-9:30 PM, studying the Psalms in English with Rabbi Jill at 96th Street.
    • Hebrew School for K-4; registration for Fall 2012. Bar/Bat Mitzvah registration ongoing. Hebrew School website, by Noah Hichenberg.

    Thank You

    • Thank You To Our Generous Broadway Benefit Donors: Benefactors Aimee Beyda & Daniel Miller, Alan Wasser & Carol Kochman, Randie Levine-Miller, and Carol Ostrow; Patrons Alan Kifferstein & Joan Finkelstein, Matthew Libien, Phyllis Malamud, Alan & Marilyn Rothstein, George Stonbely; Angels Dan & Norma Feld, Karen Feld, Adrian Walter Ginsburg, Jane Goldman, Robert Goldman, Dr. Judy Kuriansky, Robert Larimer & Rikki Kane Larimer, Jennifer Manocherian, Laura & Jack Nizewitz, Lia Schorr, Carol Scibelli, Barbara Sickman, Merrill Stone. Please let us know if anyone was omitted from this list. Thank you so much to all who came and supported the synagogue!
    • Thank you to Sally Gerity who sponsored the Oneg on Friday in memory of her Father, Sydney Goldfarb’s Yahrzeit.  Special thanks to Barbara Bova, Michael Verdel, Julie Halpern, Aimee Beyda, Peter Tedeschi, and others for setting up and cleaning up our Shabbat services. We really appreciate your help.

    Donations and Giving

    • Sponsor an Oneg Shabbat or a Musical Service in honor of any Life Cycle event such as: Birthdays, Anniversaries, Births, Graduations, Aufruf, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Wedding, or any Simcha. We welcome the celebration of all your Life Cycle events!
    • A leaf on our Tree of Life Plaque, is only $180. Chair Plaques can be personalized and donated.
    • Please also consider remembering The Actors’ Temple in your will. We are available for Memorial Services and we have Cemetery Plots in New Jersey. Please call or email.

    Health and Healing

    • R'fuah Sh'lema to: Milton Platt, Adela Svei, Judith Tedeschi, Micha ben Dovid; Dalita Rubenstein, Su Nissan, Phyllis Malamud, Matt Clark, Ronnie Eulau, Lois Libien, David Belsky, Maya Demri, Joseph Kashangaki, Eliyahu Goldsmith. We pray they will be well again soon.

    Yahrzeits and Kaddish

    • We remember: (Heb. Date of Passing–Tevet) Abraham Lieberman (12/18), Janet Freeman (2 Tevet) Moshe ben Shimon Gruenwald (4), 12/14;  Phillip Wiseblood (7), Susan Beck (11)  Marion Griffel (12) Elsa Langfelder (13) 12/21; Harry Schwartz (18), Gladys Hertzig Pollack, Vincent Bova (19) Walter J. Karp (20) 12/28; Mortimer Solomon Libien (21), Father of Shirley Lauro Tevet (22), Frieda Simon (24), 1/4; Molly Hammer (29), Isa Greenberg (29), Bertram Kay (29), Milton Brownstein, (Jan) 1/11; David Rosner (1/17), Father of Su Nissan (1/22), 1/18; Charles Teitelbaum (1/25) Jonas Speciner (1/27), Edward Helf (1/30) 1/25.
    • We recall for Kaddish: Dan Levine, Tom Hall, Marion Griffel, Susan Beck, Mitchell Fastow, Steven Paul Goldberg, Helen Karp, Miriam Levine, Samuel Tobin, Howard Strowman, Shirah Kober Zeller. Dorothy Platt, George Greenstein.

    Noteworthy Events

    • Jackie Hoffman in A Chanukah Charol, 12/8-29: Fridays & Saturdays, 8 PM, New World Stages, 340 W. 50 St. (8th-9th Aves.), Tickets $39.50 at Telecharge or New World Stages box office.
    • Jan Handler’s sculpture, for sale, in the Holiday Show at the Art Students League, 12/7-23.
    • Paula Marcus in a NY Choral Society Concert of Berlioz and Higdon, 12/18, 8 PM, Carnegie Hall: nychoral.org.
    • Kama Linden sings in Nyack 12/16 and Tarrytown, 12/22. kamalinden.com.
    • The Last Seder, 12/1-20, Theater 3, 311 W. 43 St., 3rd Flr., code FRIEND1 for $16 tickets: Thurs.– Sat., 8 PM, (also 12/3 & 19) Sun. 3 PM (also 12/12 & 19), A dysfunctional family...just like yours!
    • Louise Poster sings at Lybane Restaurant Tues. & Fridays, 9-12, 709 8th Ave.(44-45)212-582-2012
    • Interfaith Trip to Israel, with Rabbi Roger Ross, 3/4-3/16, info at HeartofFaithPilgrimages.com.
    • The Adon Olam Video, produced by Judy Buchman, is here on YouTube (or search for "actors temple adon olam"). Pass it around to your email lists.
    • AT Theatre’s shows Fried Chicken & Latkes (with Rain Pryor, on being Black and Jewish):  Mon., 7PM, Sat., 2:00 PM, Sun., 4:30 PM; Siren’s Heart (about Marilyn Monroe). Tickets $39.50, Telecharge.com or 212/239-6200; also Black Angels Over Tuskegee, & (for kids) Honestly Abe.
    • Dr. Dalita Rubenstein seeking psychotherapy clients (sliding scale), 212-627-8624; June Stern seeking tutoring students, Pre-K to 5th.Celeste Wiseblood seeking hypno/psychotherapy clients 917-833-8885.
    • Lila Pollack, educated at Eastman & Royal Academy, London, seeking violin students, in fun, friendly lessons, flexible fees. Good with children, will travel to your home. Call 718-856-3418.

    Have a wonderful and blessed week!

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    Mailing Address: PO Box 2620, NY, NY 10108
    Phone (212) 245-6975 ● Fax (212) 586-3025
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